Decoding Lord Huron: Part One

It all started with a lonesome dream.

Chris Weber
3 min readApr 6, 2021


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What does this song mean? Meet Huron. A weary traveler that has just reached a new shore. Did he have a boat? Did he come with more? Is he in a dreamland of souls without an oar? I added the video down below so that you might not think that I have lost my mind again.

Lonesome Dreams is the first part of the epic saga by the band Lord Huron. This is a story that the band began to tell almost exactly eight years back. I will explain and try to lead the way.

On that note, I am just a writer. I don’t know any of the members of Lord Huron. This is my interpretation of the music. This is what it means to me. This series of stories is leading up to the next album release for Lord Huron. I am only a fan.

The songs and videos from Lord Huron tell a big story to me.

It is an interwoven nonlinear journey through space and time. I study stories like this. It is what an Interuniversal Ambassador gets hired to do. There is something bigger than us in this strange new place. Ben Schneider, the lead singer of Lord Huron, is a tailor of epic tales. He must have had a good guide. I will try to guide you as if I am a galactic journalist. This is actually what I do.

Now, back to our main character Huron. He swims to the shore of an unfamiliar place but he could swear he has been there before. He wanders through the wilderness of lonely souls with a picture of a being that he does not know.

Huron finds Blaquefut. This is the man from his photo. His military uniform says that he must have been in charge of some sort of group. He is alone and summoning lost souls.

The men notice each other and this starts a conflict. It is just a mistake. The picture shows something that they were not expecting. Someone has…



Chris Weber

I am a curious communication scholar. I write about the things that I learn and attempt to understand. Poetry, fiction, and everything else.